Game Recap: Starting Cancun with a Cruise

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Playing the first game of the Cancun Challenge in chilly Madison, Wisconsin shot 54.9 percent from the floor and put six players in to lead the 12th-ranked Badgers to a 88-64 victory over Bowling Green

No.12 Wisconsin 88, Bowling Green 64

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Notes: Wisconsin improved to 5-0 for the third time under head coach Bo Ryan (also 2007-08 and 2011-12). UW's best-ever start under Ryan was a 6-0 mark to open the 2011-12 season ... The Badgers finished with six players in double-figure scoring for the first time since 105-70 win over Eastern Illinois on Dec. 28, 1995. Wisconsin was led by Ben Brust's season-high 19 points vs. Bowling Green, with Sam Dekker (14), Frank Kaminsky (14), Traevon Jackson (13), Josh Gasser (11) and Bronson Koenig (career-high 10) also scoring in double-figures ... Wisconsin scored 80 points in back-to-back games for the first time since scoring 81 vs. Cal and 86 vs. Omaha in December 2012.

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